Games of Terror: Halloween, Friday the 13th, and the Films of the Stalker Cycle. Front Cover. Vera Dika. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Jan 1, This is an interesting academic study of slasher films from Halloween to the boom year of It c. Games of Terror has 10 ratings and 2 reviews. Vera Dika. · Rating details · 10 ratings · 2 reviews. A critical study of the low-budget film formula described.
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Jun 19, Ren rated it liked it. This means when she’s attacked, there will be a reverse shot of the killer on screen, revealing the identity of the villain.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It came out inand I’ve had this copy for about 15 years. She explains the basic framework of a cold open of a tragic past event, the killer experiencing terroor loss, and blaming the members of a young community, who will be separated from the adults and dispatched over the main portion of the film.
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Games of Terror: Halloween, Friday the 13th, and the Films of the Stalker Cycle
Virgil Vuksic added it Jun 26, I found this book at the right time in my life; I really enjoy the dissection teror film technique as well as the psychological insights and even the cynical analysis of the Hollywood money machine. Andrea marked it as to-read May 05, Wickham Clayton rated it really liked it Jan 20, Ethan Parkin marked it as to-read Feb 24, Jonas Nilsson marked it as vefa Sep 23, Kelly added it Oct 20, Fathema marked it as to-read Nov 26, Pussycat added it Nov 12, Gainerm marked it as to-read Jul 15, Preview — Games of Terror by Vera Dika.
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Joshua Wiles marked it as to-read Jun 25, A critical study of the low-budget film formula described as the “stalker” film, popular in the late s and early s. It’s a bit technical and academic in the beginning, but once it gets going on The Burning, Prom Night, and the rest, it’s quite a fun read. This website saves cookies to your browser in order to improve your online experience and show you personalized content. Refresh and try again. The heroine of the film will be the one veda “sight” to see the killer.
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Shawn added it Mar 24, Halloween, Friday the 13th, and the Films di,a the Stalker Cycle. Pembroke Sinclair rated it it was ok May 03, Aurelia Ramona marked it as to-read Oct 20, Trivia About Games of Terror: Steve Subrizi marked it as to-read Jun 01, Poop Frogg 9 hours ago. Amanda rated it did not like it Jul 09, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This was a decent if limited survey of the sub-genre.